Article about short term memory

Short-term memory: knowing how it works to enhance it (Part 1)

We have all heard about long-term and short-term memory, and we have all got a little bit confused about what kind of processes they require in order to function. This is the first of a two parts article that will try to describe how memory works and which enhancement strategies can be implemented to take the most of it, starting with a focus on short-term memory. SHORT-TERM MEMORY: STAIRWAY TO LONG-TERM (OR NOT) If you try looking for a specific area in the brain where memory is placed,…


Digital natives

Digital natives: what has really changed?

In the last few years, you may have heard people talking about the so-called digital natives referring to younger generations and worrying about their very short attention span. What does this label mean and why are these people different from their fathers? In this article we will try to define this new category and analyze possible solutions to cope with their new ways of thinking. SOME BASIC DEFINITIONS: WHO ARE DIGITAL NATIVES? According to a widespread definition, digital natives are…